Sliding Window / July 22, 2018 / Christabel Gosselin
Casement windows are attached vertically with hinges to one side on a wall. They usually open with a crank mechanism. A single window or a pair of windows can be fitted into a frame. They open all the way outward and are wide open from top to bottom and sidetoside. A sliding window is a window that slides along a track inside the window frame. The frame may consist of many tracks depending on the number of windows on the tracks. They open horizontally and give a hundred percent view of the outside.
Sliding window locks are often called vent locks as they allow the window to be locked slightly open for ventilation. The recommended gap is 100mm but never have more than 150mm. The theory is that if a head can get through a window a person can squeeze through. The venting position is not as secure as when the window is shut and locked. Therefore you should only leave your windows locked open you are at home.
Another feature associated with the door is that these are made from glass with different kinds of framing. It allows the natural light to enter into your home which is one of the best ways to open up your living space. The sliding doors and windows can be used inside your home also and can be used as partitions. They are however popularly used in balconies and are especially popular in areas that receive high rainfall or experience high speed winds.